Any person, firm, or corporation buying, contracting to buy, or otherwise acquiring logs, poles, piling, crossties, pulpwood, veneer bolts, stave bolts, or other unmanufactured or semimanufactured forest products shall keep a written record in this state of every such purchase. The record shall contain the name of the person or persons from whom the product was acquired, the county from which the timber or other forest product was severed, the amount thereof and the date of delivery, which information shall be obtained from the person or persons from whom the product was acquired. This record shall be a true, accurate, and correct statement of the transaction as provided for in this section. Any person who knowingly gives false information to the purchaser of the product or who willfully misstates the facts with intent to defraud is guilty of a misdemeanor and shall be punished by a fine of not less than $100 nor more than $1000, or a jail sentence of not less than 10 days nor more than one year or both fine and imprisonment. The purchaser shall be entitled to rely upon the information furnished by the seller. The information given under this section shall be kept by the person or persons acquiring the forest products and shall be available, during business hours, to a duly authorized agent or employee of the State Forestry Commission. The record shall be kept available for a period of not less than three years. Any person, firm, or corporation failing to keep the record or in any manner falsifying it is guilty of a misdemeanor and shall be punished by a fine of not less than nor more than $1000, or a jail sentence of not less than 10 days nor more than a year or both fine and imprisonment.